How-to Guides

This is a collection of evergreen how-guides and detailed tutorials to help you do more with software tools that you use daily.

How to Use Google Docs with Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office and Google Docs can be used together to create documents offline and then access them on the go. Let's look at some of the best tools that willhelp you integrate Microsoft Office with Google Docs.

How to Identify the Language of any Text

Language Identification: Learn how to find the name of that unknown language that was used to write that word, sentence or a web page. You can detect languages both online and offline.

What to Do When You Cannot Open a Particular Website

Your computer is connected to the Internet but you are unable to open a particular website (like though all the other sites (like or are loading without problems.

Review of Google TV with Logitech Revue

The $99 Logitech Revue box with Google TV brings the entire web - videos, movies, and Android Apps - to your HDTV. Read a complete review of Google TV.

Build a Web Page Monitor with Google Docs using ImportXML

Learn how you can use Google Docs functions like ImportXML with XPath to build a web page monitor with scraping. This will help if you want to watch shopping sites like ebay or Amazon for any changes in the product price.

Package Forwarding Services for Online Shopping

Most online stores in the U.S. do not offer international shipping and will deliver items only to addresses that are located inside the United States. Mail and package forwarding websites can be a great help here.

The Best Indoor Plants for your Home Office

This presentation by environmentalist Kamal Meattle talks about how you can grow your fresh air at home and office buildings using some commonly available indoor plants.

Write an Email Message Using QR Codes

Do you know that you can write a full email message inside a QR code. When people scan the QR image with the mobile phone, the message will open right into their email program ready for sending.

The Most Essential Tools for Presenters

Conferences have come a long way in the last few years. As a presenter or as an organizer, here are some useful tools and tips to help you get the most out of your sessions.

How to Manage Your Collection of PDF Files

Learn how to efficiently manage your library of PDF documents using free software. Also learn how to use Scribd as an online PDF organizer with full-text search for your ebook and other private files.

Clean your WordPress Permalinks for Better SEO

When you have extra parameters in WordPress URLs, Google may sometimes confuse them as separate pages. Fortunately, it is easy remove parameters either with some simple JavaScript or with the help of .htaccess mod_rewrite.

The Best Tools for Content Curation

A content curation tool lets you pull videos, images, presentations, tweets, blog posts and other web content into a bundle which you can then easily embed and share on the web.